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Certified Veterinary Assistant   

The Certified Veterinary Assistant program is designed to help people who love animals and have no experience working or caring for them to learn how to do exactly that. Therefore, this program can help both aspiring professionals and existing professionals in this field increase their knowledge and sharpen their skills. With a veterinary assistant certification, you can secure jobs in which you’ll work along with veterinarians, providing various animals with treatment for injury or sickness, health evaluation, and routine care. You can have a successful career working in places like zoos, veterinary hospitals, and animal shelters, all without having prior knowledge or experience of and in the field. This highly-interactive and multimedia-centric course will teach you about: 1. Veterinary terminology 2. First aid for animals 3. Office procedures 4. Farm animals and how to ensure they remain healthy What’s unique about this course is that it features veterinary terminology software that allows you to utilize an audio glossary review to help you correctly pronounce terminology. This makes for a more interactive and fun learning environment. What’s more? Students who successfully complete the certified veterinary assistant program will be well-prepared to take the NCCB national certification exam, making them a Certified Animal Care Worker in the process.
 
  • Certified Veterinary Assistant
  • Fee: $3,995.00
    Item Number: 2022WLD1347731
    Location: WE Online

     
    Duration: 12 months
    Contact Hours: 685
    Prerequisites: There are no specific prerequisites for this course.
    Language(s): English
     
     
    Upon successful enrollment in this program, you will receive an email from our education partner, World Education, with program access information.
 

 
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